Commentary: Should We Be Worried About Funding for Science?

Recently, I saw a post on Twitter that linked back to this article: “Should the Government Fund Only Science in the “National Interest”?  After reading the article I was appalled.  Now, for full disclosure, I have never received (or even … Continue reading

New Presidential Report on Agricultural Preparedness

First off, let me say that I have plenty of other things to be doing today, but when I saw this report I could not let it go by without thinking about it some. There is a new report out … Continue reading

On Why Consumers Must Think for Themselves

A few days ago I received a phone call from a consumer who was interested in blueberries.  His first question is, “Have you seen that story on the news about how blueberries have lots of pesticides?”  I had to admit … Continue reading